Category Archives: Afghanistan

The Transformation of America

Newsletter commentary – 25 February 2014: Today it has been reported that our president has instructed the Pentagon for a complete troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of 2014. Afghanistan will go the way of Iraq in short order … Continue reading

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Maj. Hasan vs Staff Sgt. Bales

On November 5th, 2009, Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13 of his fellow soldiers at Ft. Hood in what appears to be cold-blooded premeditation. He is still awaiting trial and even today we know very little about his background. His actions are … Continue reading

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Marines In Tough Fight!

Marines pay a price trying to secure an Afghan hot spot – LA Times – 22 Jan 11 HUNTER: Let Marines be Marines – Washington Times – 25 Jan 11

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Change of Command In Afghanistan

Obama Accepts McChrystal’s Resignation, Nominates Petraeus – DoD – 23 Jun 10 Statement by the President in the Rose Garden – White House – 23 Jun 10 Gates Issues Statement on McChrystal Profile – DoD – 22 Jun 10 McChrystal … Continue reading

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Operation Moshtarak – Afghanistan

Updated 12 Mar 10: U.S., Afghan and NATO Forces Begin Offensive Against Taliban – FoxNews – 12 Feb 10 “…The objective of Operation Moshtarak, which means ‘together’ in Dari, is to secure the region from narcoterrism and establish basic services under supervision of … Continue reading

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Messages for the 3-17th Cav

Updated: 20 Dec 10 The 3-17th Cav is currently deployed in Afghanistan.  [They returned in late November 2010].  Fellow 3/17th Air Cav veterans (some of “God’s Own Lunatics“), families and close associates can leave messages here for the unit in our comment section.         … Continue reading

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Still No Plan for Afghanistan!

Updated 20 May 2012: A New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan – 27 Mar 09 – White House “Today, I am announcing a comprehensive, new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. And this marks the conclusion of a careful policy review, led by … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking and Indecisive Wars by Ralph Peters

Wishful Thinking and Indecisive Wars by Ralph Peters – Posted 24 Jul 09

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